Plymouth County Biographies

Part of the Massachusetts Biographies Project

Dr. Samuel Seabury

Dr. Samuel Seabury was an early physician in Duxbury. Baas' "History of Medicine" refers to him as having died in 1680, leaving an estate as follows:

Nicholas Culpeppier Practice of Physic 1.4 s. o p
Nicholas Culpeppier Anatomy 3 s
Reed's Practice of Surgery 1 s. 6 p
Physician's Practice 1 s
Latin Herbal 1.10 s
Art of Distillation, by Jno. French 2 s
Surgical Instruments 12 s
Antimonial Cup 5 s

Source: "History of Plymouth, Norfolk and Barnstable Counties Massachusetts; Volume I" by Elroy S. Thompson. Pub. 1928. Page 120